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Icon of the event Dear Sadie: Love, Lives, and Remembrance from Ontario's First World War
Fri Mar 23, 2018 | 2:00 pm - 3:30 pm
Location: Don Mills

Join Jay Young PhD, for a presentation commemorating this year's centennial of the First World War. The Archives of Ontario's "Dear Sadie" exhibit is based on a series of letters between Harry Mason, a Canadian soldier fighti...

Icon of the event Scarborough Historical Society Meeting
Tue Mar 27, 2018 | 7:30 pm - 10:00 pm
Location: Bendale

Join us for talks on historical subjects. Meetings are free and include refreshments. At this meeting Arlene Gehmacher presents: Brushing it in the Rough: Early Canadian Artists at Work.

Icon of the event North Toronto Historical Society
Wed Mar 28, 2018 | 7:30 pm - 8:30 pm
Location: Northern District

MARJORIE PICKHALL (1883-1922): CANADA'S DARLING POET...

Icon of the event Canada's Great War on Profiteers
Tue Apr 10, 2018 | 6:30 pm - 8:00 pm
Location: S. Walter Stewart

Canadians remember the Great War for the immense sacrifices by everyday people who made victory possible, but few remember that not all Canadians were so selfless. Everyone from Canada's political and economic elite to local ...

Icon of the event Eye of the Storm: Lester Pearson and the Suez Crisis
Mon Apr 23, 2018 | 6:30 pm - 7:30 pm
Location: S. Walter Stewart

Based on his book, Antony Anderson will present a talk on how Canada's greatest diplomat, Lester Pearson helped solve the 1956 Suez Crisis. In the process, Pearson persuaded the UN General Assembly to establish its first peac...

Icon of the event Scarborough Historical Society Meeting
Tue Apr 24, 2018 | 7:30 pm - 10:00 pm
Location: Bendale

Join us for talks on historical subjects. Meetings are free and include refreshments. At this meeting Larry Noonan presents: People’s Stories for a People’s Park.

Icon of the event History of Humber Bay
Thu Apr 26, 2018 | 2:00 pm - 3:00 pm
Location: Humber Bay

Denise Harris, historian with the Etobicoke Historical Society, will make the history of the Humber bay area come alive in her presentation. Come find out about the long and storied history of this wonderful neighbourhood. Ca...